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  1. Cramping Cruz gives old team a jolt

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz nearly didn't take his scheduled at-bat in the eighth inning. His said his legs were cramping starting in the fourth inning, and manager Buck Showalter briefly considered pinch hitting for him. But Cruz decided to m...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Many 'what ifs' as Cruz comes to Texas

    Richard Durrett

    At this moment, Texas Rangers fans don't know when or if Nelson Cruz will face his former team in a three-game series set to start tonight in Arlington. Blame another former Ranger: Scott Feldman. The right-hander hit Cruz on the hand and while X-ray...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. Texas manager impressed by Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't at all surprised by how well Nelson Cruz is playing in Baltimore. Cruz, who was traded to the Rangers in 2006 and was a huge member of their World Series teams in 2010 and 2011, signed wi...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  4. What does Peralta's deal mean for Cruz?

    Richard Durrett

    It wasn't an easy decision for Nelson Cruz to take the 50-game suspension and leave his team for the final few months of the 2013 season. But Cruz also knew that he had to clear that suspension before he hit the open market. And then answer questions...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  5. Is this season Ron Washington's best?

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers head into Monday's action one game ahead in the AL West despite a rash of injuries and the suspension of Nelson Cruz. The fact that manager Ron Washington has managed to keep his team together and in contention with everything going...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  6. Notes: Skipper confident Nelson Cruz will be ready

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't concerned about Nelson Cruz or his team's mental state this spring. He's confident the slugger will get himself prepared to play this spring and that the team will go about its business. ...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  7. Team meeting helps straighten out Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    In Sunday's win, it looked like the Rangers got Ron Washington's message.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  8. Arbitration hearings set for remaining cases

    Richard Durrett

    Arbitration hearing dates have been set for the three remaining arbitration cases involving the Rangers. The dates (all hearings would be in Tampa, if necessary): Elvis Andrus: Feb. 9 Mike Napoli: Feb. 15 Nelson Cruz: Feb. 17 The team and...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  9. Tonight's lineups: Rangers at Oakland

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz is at DH again, as expected, and batting eighth. Here are the lineups for both teams tonight: RANGERS 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus LF Josh Hamilton (L) 1B Michael Young 3B Adrian Beltre C Mike Napoli RF Davi...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  10. David Murphy ably filling in for Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    BOSTON -- As soon as Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz went down with a strained hamstring, David Murphy knew he was going to have to find a way to pick up his game and, consequently his team, in Cruz's absence. The best way to do that? Not think about ...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  11. It's easy to appreciate David Murphy

    Richard Durrett

    On a team with AL MVP Josh Hamilton and the big bat (boomstick) of Nelson Cruz in the outfield, David Murphy can go a little bit under the radar. But I wouldn't call him underappreciated. Rangers fans know how important he is to the team. The rest...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  12. MRI: No tear in Nelson Cruz's hamstring

    Richard Durrett

    The good news for Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz is that an MRI on Sunday showed no tear. He's flying with the team to Tampa Bay and will be re-evaluated on Monday. Read more about it here....

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  13. Numbers: Cruz returns with team on roll

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers will get Nelson Cruz back tonight. What does that mean? Well, since he's been out, the Rangers are 12-4. So certainly they've figured out a way to win without him. That's a good thing, since Cruz and Vladimir Guerrero were carrying this t...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  14. Rangers plan to place Garko on waivers

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON -- The Rangers haven't made any official move, but they are planning to option first baseman Ryan Garko and put him on outright waivers on Friday so that he can try to hook up with another team. The move is necessary because Nelson Cruz is ...

    Blog | May 13, 2010
  15. Rangers can't afford to deal Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    This is the time of year that teams inquire about the possibility of available players. And there's some buzz that several teams are calling the Rangers about Nelson Cruz. Of course, with the Rangers' financial situation, I can't think th...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  16. Rangers can't afford to deal Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    This is the time of year that teams inquire about the possibility of available players. And there's some buzz that several teams are calling the Rangers about Nelson Cruz. Of course, with the Rangers' financial situation, I can't think they'll mov...

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2009